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The Most Confusing Aspects of English Grammar
There are several aspects of English Grammar that are mighty confusing – even for fluent and native English speakers! Most every English speaking person has made grammar mistakes on more than on occasion if that tells you anything! Even as a professional writer I still have issues with several grammatical aspects. The worst one for me is the comma...
Does language limit our thoughts?
Do the languages we speak influence our thought processes? Does language simply convey thought, or do the structures in languages subconsciously sculpt the ideas and thoughts we wish to convey? For example, the nursery rhyme “Humpty Dumpty,” divulges the extent of which languages can differ from one another. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall Humpty-Dumpty had a great fall All the king’s  horses and...
Languages with No Vowels
I have heard that there are languages with no vowels and thought, “How is that possible?” How could you pronounce a word with no vowels? Is it even achievable? Is there really such a thing as a language with no vowels? I decided to investigate. Disclaimer: the author doesn't speak Arabic, Hebrew and other Semitic languages... But it nice to...
Origin of languages
The issue of the origins of human language has troubled language experts and historians for centuries. Some of them tried to come up with a proper, all-encompassing theory about this, but it almost never worked out. The myth of Babel is a nice tale but people always searched for a more practical explanation of the history of language. Some...
The Lord Of The Rings
Filming the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy in New Zealand has brought hordes of tourists to the locations of the various sets, as well as a growing interest in New Zealand real estate. More people from all over the world are discovering New Zealand’s outstanding beauty and peaceful lifestyle. The “Lord of the Rings” has helped New Zealand real...
Buying Beach Houses in New Zealand:
Buying a beach house in New Zealand offers many possibilities. New Zealand is made up of two main islands, North Island and South Island, giving it miles of coastal lands and perfect beaches to live by. Each island offers its own unique climate conditions and way of life. Make Money from the Real Estate investment One aspect to consider when you think...
the Best Language Courses
When kids enter high school they think of all the math, science, history and English classes they will be required to take. These are, after all, the basic classes that high school students must take to graduate. However, there are also some other classes that are required for graduation and one of them is the foreign language. Although not...
The Difference Between Modern and Classical Arabic Language
Are Modern And Classical Arabic identical, or are there major differences between the two? The Arabic language is quite unique when it comes to Classical Arabic and Modern Arabic. In some ways, they are very different, while in others they are quite similar. There are divergences that are limited to lexical meanings along with a few elements of style and...
Why TOFEL is important
So you are planning to study abroad in an English-speaking country and you are quite passionate about making your dream come true? While choosing the course that you would opt for and the university where you would apply, you need to think about another important factor – which English language test will be the most effective to help you...
What is the language with the most words?
To determine the language with the most words would be a task almost impossible in its objective. Counting words would be like counting the stars in the night sky or the grains of sand on a beach.  It would take many people working for many years and, even then, the conclusion would be ambiguous. The reasons for this are...